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Heifetz - It Ain't Necessarily So - Legendary Classic And Jazz Studio Takes


Release Date: 10/10/2006 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 000719002   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Samuel GardnerArthur BenjaminClaude DebussyMaurice Ravel,   ... 
Performer:  Milton KayeJascha HeifetzEmanuel BayBing Crosby
Conductor:  Salvador CamarataVictor Young
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Mixed 
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Works on This Recording

1. From the canebrake, Op. 5 no 1 by Samuel Gardner
Performer:  Milton Kaye (Piano), Jascha Heifetz (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1948; USA 
2. Jamaican Rumba by Arthur Benjamin
Performer:  Jascha Heifetz (Violin), Milton Kaye (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1938; England 
Notes: Arranger: William Primrose. 
3. Beau soir by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Jascha Heifetz (Violin), Milton Kaye (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: circa 1880; France 
Date of Recording: 10/16/1944 
Venue:  World Broadcasting Decca Studios, NYC 
Length: 2 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Jascha Heifetz. 
4. Pièce en forme de Habañera by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Jascha Heifetz (Violin), Milton Kaye (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1907; France 
Date of Recording: 10/17/1944 
Venue:  World Broadcasting Decca Studios, NYC 
Length: 2 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Georges Catherine. 
5. Levee Dance, Op. 27 no 2 by Clarence C White
Performer:  Jascha Heifetz (Violin), Milton Kaye (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1927; USA 
Date of Recording: 10/16/1944 
Venue:  World Broadcasting Decca Studios, NYC 
Length: 3 Minutes 2 Secs. 
6. Jeannie with the light brown hair by Stephen Foster
Performer:  Jascha Heifetz (Violin), Milton Kaye (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1854; USA 
Date of Recording: 10/17/1944 
Venue:  World Broadcasting Decca Studios, NYC 
Length: 2 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Jascha Heifetz. 
7. A la Valse by Victor Herbert
Performer:  Milton Kaye (Piano), Jascha Heifetz (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 10/17/1944 
Venue:  World Broadcasting Decca Studios, NYC 
Length: 1 Minutes 35 Secs. 
8. Humoresques (8) for Piano, Op. 101/B 187: no 7 in G flat major by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Jascha Heifetz (Violin), Milton Kaye (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; Bohemia 
Date of Recording: 10/18/1944 
Venue:  World Broadcasting Decca Studios, NYC 
Length: 3 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Jascha Heifetz. 
9. Gweedore Brae by Traditional
Performer:  Jascha Heifetz (Violin), Milton Kaye (Piano)
Written: Scotland 
Date of Recording: 10/18/2944 
Venue:  World Broadcasting Decca Studios, NYC 
Length: 3 Minutes 8 Secs. 
10. Old folks at home by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Jascha Heifetz (Violin), Milton Kaye (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
Date of Recording: 10/18/1944 
Venue:  World Broadcasting Decca Studios, NYC 
Length: 3 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Jascha Heifetz. 
11. Deep river by Traditional
Performer:  Jascha Heifetz (Violin), Milton Kaye (Piano)
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 10/18/1944 
Venue:  World Broadcasting Decca Studios, NYC 
Length: 2 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Jascha Heifetz. 
12. Impressions (12) for Piano: no 11, Wienerisch by Leopold Godowsky
Performer:  Jascha Heifetz (Violin), Milton Kaye (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1916; USA 
Date of Recording: 10/18/1944 
Venue:  World Broadcasting Decca Studios, NYC 
Length: 3 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Jascha Heifetz. 
13. Holiday Inn: White Christmas by Irving Berlin
Performer:  Jascha Heifetz (Violin)
Conductor:  Salvador Camarata
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; USA 
Date of Recording: 10/17/1944 
Venue:  World Broadcasting Decca Studios, NYC 
Length: 3 Minutes 18 Secs. 
14. Porgy and Bess: Summertime by George Gershwin
Performer:  Jascha Heifetz (Violin), Emanuel Bay (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Date of Recording: 11/28/1945 
Venue:  World Broadcasting Decca Studios, NYC 
Length: 1 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Jascha Heifetz. 
15. Porgy and Bess: A woman is a sometime thing by George Gershwin
Performer:  Jascha Heifetz (Violin), Emanuel Bay (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Date of Recording: 11/28/1945 
Venue:  World Broadcasting Decca Studios, NYC 
Length: 1 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Jascha Heifetz. 
16. Porgy and Bess: My man's gone now by George Gershwin
Performer:  Jascha Heifetz (Violin), Emanuel Bay (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Date of Recording: 11/28/1945 
Venue:  World Broadcasting Decca Studios, NYC 
Length: 3 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Jascha Heifetz. 
17. Porgy and Bess: It ain't necessarily so by George Gershwin
Performer:  Jascha Heifetz (Violin), Emanuel Bay (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Date of Recording: 11/28/1945 
Venue:  World Broadcasting Decca Studios, NYC 
Length: 2 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Jascha Heifetz. 
18. Porgy and Bess: Bess, you is my woman now by George Gershwin
Performer:  Jascha Heifetz (Violin), Emanuel Bay (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Date of Recording: 11/28/1945 
Venue:  World Broadcasting Decca Studios, NYC 
Length: 3 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Jascha Heifetz. 
19. Porgy and Bess: There's a boat dat's leavin' soon for New York by George Gershwin
Performer:  Jascha Heifetz (Violin), Emanuel Bay (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Date of Recording: 11/28/1945 
Venue:  World Broadcasting Decca Studios, NYC 
Length: 2 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Jascha Heifetz. 
20. Preludes (3) for Piano by George Gershwin
Performer:  Jascha Heifetz (Violin), Milton Kaye (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1926; USA 
Date of Recording: 11/28/1945 
Venue:  World Broadcasting Decca Studios, NYC 
Length: 5 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Jascha Heifetz. 
21. An Outlandish Suite no 2: Florida Night Songs by Susan H. Dyer
Performer:  Jascha Heifetz (Violin), Emanuel Bay (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 11/28/1945 
Venue:  World Broadcasting Decca Studios, NYC 
Length: 2 Minutes 52 Secs. 
22. Children's Corner: no 6, Golliwogg's Cake-walk by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Jascha Heifetz (Violin), Emanuel Bay (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1906-1908; France 
Date of Recording: 11/29/1945 
Venue:  World Broadcasting Decca Studios, NYC 
Length: 2 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Jascha Heifetz. 
23. Suite bergamasque: 3rd movement, Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Jascha Heifetz (Violin), Emanuel Bay (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890/1905; France 
Date of Recording: 11/29/1945 
Venue:  World Broadcasting Decca Studios, NYC 
Length: 3 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Alexandre Roelens. 
24. Prelude no 15 "Ao pé da fogueira" by Flausino R. do Vale
Performer:  Jascha Heifetz (Violin), Emanuel Bay (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 11/29/1945 
Venue:  World Broadcasting Decca Studios, NYC 
Length: 1 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Jascha Heifetz. 
25. Huella, Op. 49 by Julián Aguirre
Performer:  Jascha Heifetz (Violin), Emanuel Bay (Piano)
Date of Recording: 11/29/1945 
Venue:  World Broadcasting Decca Studios, NYC 
Length: 2 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Jascha Heifetz. 
26. Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 34: no 15 in D flat major, Allegretto by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Jascha Heifetz (Violin), Emanuel Bay (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932-1933; USSR 
Date of Recording: 11/29/1945 
Venue:  World Broadcasting Decca Studios, NYC 
Length: 0 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Notes: Arrangers: Dmitri Tziganov; Quinto Maganini. 
27. Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 34: no 10 in C sharp minor, Moderato non troppo by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Jascha Heifetz (Violin), Emanuel Bay (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932-1933; USSR 
Date of Recording: 11/29/1945 
Venue:  World Broadcasting Decca Studios, NYC 
Length: 1 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Notes: Arrangers: Quinto Maganini; Dmitri Tziganov. 
28. Waves at play by Edwin Grasse
Performer:  Jascha Heifetz (Violin), Emanuel Bay (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 11/29/1945 
Venue:  World Broadcasting Decca Studios, NYC 
Length: 1 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Jascha Heifetz. 
29. Love for Three Oranges: March, Op. 33b no 1 by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Jascha Heifetz (Violin), Emanuel Bay (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1922; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 11/30/1945 
Venue:  World Broadcasting Decca Studios, NYC 
Length: 1 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Jascha Heifetz. 
30. Pieces (10) for Piano from "Romeo and Juliet", Op. 75: no 5, Masks by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Jascha Heifetz (Violin), Emanuel Bay (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1937; USSR 
Date of Recording: 11/29/1945 
Venue:  World Broadcasting Decca Studios, NYC 
Length: 1 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Jascha Heifetz. 
31. Hexapoda "5 Studies in Jitteroptera" by Robert Russell Bennett
Performer:  Jascha Heifetz (Violin), Emanuel Bay (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1940; USA 
Date of Recording: 11/29/1945 
Venue:  World Broadcasting Decca Studios, NYC 
Length: 7 Minutes 26 Secs. 
32. Die Dreigroschenoper: Die Moritat von Mackie Messer "Mack the knife" by Kurt Weill
Performer:  Jascha Heifetz (Violin), Emanuel Bay (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; Berlin, Germany 
Date of Recording: 11/30/1945 
Venue:  World Broadcasting Decca Studios, NYC 
Length: 2 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Stefan Frenkel. 
33. Souvenir d'un lieu cher, Op. 42: no 3, Mélodie by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Jascha Heifetz (Violin), Emanuel Bay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Russia 
Date of Recording: 11/30/1945 
Venue:  World Broadcasting Decca Studios, NYC 
Length: 3 Minutes 44 Secs. 
34. Nocturnes (2) for Piano, B 152/Op. 55: no 2 in E flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Jascha Heifetz (Violin), Emanuel Bay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 11/30/1945 
Venue:  World Broadcasting Decca Studios, NYC 
Length: 3 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Jascha Heifetz. 
35. Orfeo ed Euridice: Dance of the Blessed Spirits by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Jascha Heifetz (Violin), Emanuel Bay (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 11/30/1945 
Venue:  World Broadcasting Decca Studios, NYC 
Length: 2 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Fritz Kreisler. 
36. Waldszenen, Op. 82: no 7, Vogel als Prophet by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Emanuel Bay (Piano), Jascha Heifetz (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848-1849; Germany 
Date of Recording: 11/30/1945 
Venue:  World Broadcasting Decca Studios, NYC 
Length: 2 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Jascha Heifetz. 
37. Golden Cockerel: Hymn to the sun by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Emanuel Bay (Piano), Jascha Heifetz (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1906-1907; Russia 
Date of Recording: 11/30/1945 
Venue:  World Broadcasting Decca Studios, NYC 
Length: 3 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Fritz Kreisler. 
38. Dance no 4 by Alexander Krein
Performer:  Emanuel Bay (Piano), Jascha Heifetz (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 12/01/1945 
Venue:  World Broadcasting Decca Studios, NYC 
Length: 1 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Jascha Heifetz. 
39. Hungarian Dances (21) for Piano 4 hands, WoO 1: no 7 in A major by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Emanuel Bay (Piano), Jascha Heifetz (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/01/1945 
Venue:  World Broadcasting Decca Studios, NYC 
Length: 2 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Joseph Joachim. 
40. Carnival of the animals: no 13, The swan by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Emanuel Bay (Piano), Jascha Heifetz (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
Date of Recording: 12/01/1945 
Venue:  World Broadcasting Decca Studios, NYC 
Length: 2 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Jascha Heifetz. 
41. Pictures for Violin and Piano, Op. 30: no 4, Hills by Cecil Burleigh
Performer:  Emanuel Bay (Piano), Jascha Heifetz (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 02/16/1946 
Venue:  World Broadcasting Decca Studios, NYC 
Length: 1 Minutes 34 Secs. 
42. Geister Tanz, Op. 21: no 4, Moto Perpetuo by Cecil Burleigh
Performer:  Emanuel Bay (Piano), Jascha Heifetz (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 02/16/1946 
Venue:  World Broadcasting Decca Studios, NYC 
Length: 1 Minutes 10 Secs. 
43. Jocelyn, Op. 100: Ah! ne t'éveille pas encor "Berceuse" by Benjamin Godard
Performer:  Jascha Heifetz (Violin), Bing Crosby (Baritone)
Conductor:  Victor Young
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; France 
Date of Recording: 07/13/1946 
Venue:  Decca Studios, Los Angeles, CA 
Length: 3 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Ernest R. Ball. 
44. Romany songs: Where my caravan has rested by Hermann Lohr
Performer:  Jascha Heifetz (Violin), Bing Crosby (Baritone)
Conductor:  Victor Young
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909; England 
Date of Recording: 07/13/1946 
Venue:  Decca Studios, Los Angeles, CA 
Length: 2 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Edward Teschemacher. 
45. When you make love by Jascha Heifetz
Performer:  Jascha Heifetz (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Notes: This song was published under Heifetz's pseudonym "Jim Hoyl." 
46. Paraphrase on Rossini's "Largo al factotum" by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco
Performer:  Jascha Heifetz (Violin), Milton Kaye (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1916; Italy 
Notes: Arranger: Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco. 

Sound Samples

From the Canebrake
Jamaican Rumba - Arranged by William Primrose
Beau Soir
Pìece en forme de habanera - Arr. Catherine
Levee Dance, Op.27 No.2
Paraphrase on "Largo al factotum" from G. Rossini's opera "Il barbiere di Siviglia"
Jeanie With The Light Brown Hair
A la valse
Humoresque, Op.101, No.7
Gweedore Brae
Old Folks At Home - Arr. Jascha Heifetz
Deep River
12 Impressions for Violin and Piano - Arranged by Jascha Heifetz: 12. Viennese
White Christmas
Porgy and Bess: Summertime
Porgy and Bess: A Woman Is a Sometime thing
Porgy and Bess: My Man's Gone Now
Porgy and Bess: It Ain't Necessarily So
Porgy and Bess: Tempo Di Blues
Porgy and Bess: Bess, You Is My Woman Now
3 Preludes for Piano Solo - Arr. Jascha Heifetz: 1. Allegro ben ritmato e deciso
3 Preludes for Piano Solo - Arr. Jascha Heifetz: 2. Andante con moto e poco rubato
3 Preludes for Piano Solo - Arr. Jascha Heifetz: 3. Allegro ben ritmato e deciso
An Outlandish Suite: No.2 Florida Night Song
Children's Corner - Arranged by Jascha Heifetz: 6. Golliwogg's Cakewalk
Suite bergamasque - Arranged by A. Roelens: No.3 Clair de lune
Ao pé da fogueira - Arr. Jascha Heifetz
Huella, Op. 49 - Arranged by Jascha Heifetz
Twenty-Four Preludes, Op.34 - Arranged by Dmitri Tziganov & Quinto Maganini: No. 10 in C sharp minor
Twenty-Four Preludes, Op.34 - Arranged by Dmitri Tziganov & Quinto Maganini: No. 15 in D flat major
Waves at play (Wellenspiel)
2 Piano Pieces from The Love for Three Oranges, Op.33ter - Arranged by Jascha Heifetz: March
Pieces for piano from "Romeo and Juliet" Op.75 - Arranged by Jascha Heifetz: Masks
Hexapoda: Gut-Bucket Gus
Hexapoda: Jane Shakes Her Hair
Hexapoda: Betty and Harold Close Their Eyes
Hexapoda: Jim Jives
Hexapoda: ... Till Dawn Sunday
Die Dreigroschenoper - Arranged by Stefan Frenkel: Moderato assai (Mack the Knife)
Souvenir d'un lieu cher, Op.42: 3. Mélodie in E flat
Nocturne No.16 in E flat, Op.55 No.2 - Arranged by Jascha Heifetz
Melodie from "Orfeo ed Euridice" (Dance of the Blessed Spirits) - Arranged by Fritz Kreisler: Melodie from "Orfeo ed Euridice" (Dance of the Blessed Spirits) - arranged by Fritz Kreisler
Waldszenen, Op.82 - Arranged by Jascha Heifetz: No. 7 Vogel als Prophet
The Golden Cockerel - arr. Fritz Kreisler: Hymn to the Sun
Dance No.4 - Arranged by Fritz Kreisler
Hungarian Dance No.7 in F Hungarian Dance No. 7 in A - Arranged by Joseph Joachim
Le Carnaval des Animaux - Arranged by Jascha Heifetz: The Swan
Pictures, Op.30: No.4 Giant Hills
Small Concert Pieces, Op.21: No.4 Moto perpetuo
Jocelyn - opera in 4 Acts - arr. Ball: Berceuse de Jocelyn
Where My Caravan Has Rested
When you Make Love to Me (Don't Make Believe)

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